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Friday, 1 February 2019

The passive racism of Australian media is borne of arrogance, ignorance, fear and fragility

The passive racism of Australian media is borne of arrogance, ignorance, fear and fragility
- But we are not supposed draw any parallels with similar Indigenous-led ... “When the idea was taken up in Australia,” recalls the Freedom Rider and ...

Accusations of racism won't resolve indigenous plight

Accusations of racism won't resolve indigenous plight
- We believe that the Constitution should be amended so that the voices of indigenous Australians can be fully heard,” Mr Mackenzie will say in a ...

Debunking 'There are more important things to talk about than Australia Day'

Debunking 'There are more important things to talk about than Australia Day'
- Almost certainly there are more important issues affecting Indigenous people than the celebrations on January 26 but that is entirely not the point.

Morrison won't rule out future support for indigenous 'voice to parliament'

Morrison won't rule out future support for indigenous 'voice to parliament'
- all around Australia and I think have a very good record of their programs of supporting indigenous employment around Australia,” Mr Morrison said.

The Australia Music Prize shortlist is out

The Australia Music Prize shortlist is out
- From neo-classical intersecting with traditional indigenous and a record which captured the sounds of the world as heard through Australian ears to ...

CNC collaborates with top Australian university for Indigenous initiative

CNC collaborates with top Australian university for Indigenous initiative
- The College of New Caledonia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Western Sydney University that will mobilize programs and activities ...

Studio 10 racism row fires up between Yumi Stynes and Kerri-Anne Kennerley

Studio 10 racism row fires up between Yumi Stynes and Kerri-Anne Kennerley
- it's like the people who honestly didn't believe that gay marriage would happen,” she said. ... LidiaThorpeMP weighs in on Australia Day protests.

Delta Airlines 'must apologize' for calling police on deaf LGBTI couple

Delta Airlines 'must apologize' for calling police on deaf LGBTI couple
- Delta Airlines 'must apologize' for calling police on deaf LGBTI couple ... LGBTI groups have called on Delta Airlines to apologize to two LGBTI deaf ...

Mexican mayor assisting LGBTI migrants slams Trump's 'tactic of intimidation'

Mexican mayor assisting LGBTI migrants slams Trump's 'tactic of intimidation'
- A Mexican mayor who provided assistance to LGBTI migrants has said Trump's demand for a wall is a 'tactic'. Jesús Antonio Pujol Irastorza is the ...

Florida's most LGBTI-friendly city, Wilton Manors, gets rainbow police car

Florida's most LGBTI-friendly city, Wilton Manors, gets rainbow police car
- The Broward County city is one of the most LGBTI-friendly places in the US. It has a sizeable LGBTI population. In fact, following last November's ...

Māori are being urged to voice concern with DNA consultation

Māori are being urged to voice concern with DNA consultation
- Considering the significant advancements with genomic research and the fact that research in New Zealand is being conducted with no Māori ...

Māori pou to be carved in Antarctica

Māori pou to be carved in Antarctica
- A pair of Māori carvers are off to Antarctica for two weeks to complete two ... The new pou will be unveiled before the carvers return to New Zealand.

Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women

Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women
- The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) applauds the decision of the Waitangi Tribunal to accept a claim lodged by Te Rūnanga o Ngā Toa ...

Boy Erased to screen in NZ during pride festivals

Boy Erased to screen in NZ during pride festivals
- Diverse Church NZ has teamed up with Spark and NZME to release the film in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch during the time of their pride ...

Kolohe Kai shares his love for Māori culture

Kolohe Kai shares his love for Māori culture
- During an interview with Te Kāea, the singer said he loves that everytime he visits New Zealand he receives a “beautiful” welcoming. “For the last eight ...

What Ihumātao reveals about NZ's protection of Māori heritage sites

What Ihumātao reveals about NZ's protection of Māori heritage sites
- For generations, Māori heritage sites have been lost through wilful ignorance and a steamroller mentality. Though recognition is growing, ...